Deborah Zimmerman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening and life expectancy of Canadian patients with kidney failure
    Sahar Kajbaf
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Loeb Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1786-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of surgically removed cardiac valves of patients with ESRD with those of the general population
    Sahar Kajbaf
    Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:86-93. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Dialysate calcium concentration and mineral metabolism in long and long-frequent hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis for a Canadian Society of Nephrology clinical practice guideline
    Deborah L Zimmerman
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Centre of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:97-111. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence, prevalence and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in patients on dialysis
    Deborah Zimmerman
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3816-22. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of socio-demographic factors, treatment perceptions and attitudes to living donation on willingness to consider living kidney donor among kidney transplant candidates
    Deborah Zimmerman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa and the Kidney Research Centre of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute at the Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2569-76. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Vascular access for intensive maintenance hemodialysis: a systematic review for a Canadian Society of Nephrology clinical practice guideline
    Reem A Mustafa
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostastistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:112-31. 2013
  7. pmc Intensive hemodialysis associates with improved survival compared with conventional hemodialysis
    Gihad E Nesrallah
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:696-705. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Warfarin and aortic valve calcification in hemodialysis patients
    Rachel M Holden
    Division of Nephrology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Nephrol 20:417-22. 2007
  9. pmc International practice patterns and factors associated with non-conventional hemodialysis utilization
    Nathan Allen
    Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, St Boniface Hospital, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 12:66. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Warfarin anticoagulation in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review of bleeding rates
    Meghan J Elliott
    Division of Nephrology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:433-40. 2007

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening and life expectancy of Canadian patients with kidney failure
    Sahar Kajbaf
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Loeb Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1786-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with ESRD benefit, in terms of life expectancy, by screening for breast and cervical cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of surgically removed cardiac valves of patients with ESRD with those of the general population
    Sahar Kajbaf
    Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:86-93. 2005
    ..Similar findings have been reported for native and bioprosthetic cardiac valves surgically removed from patients without ESRD...
  3. doi request reprint Dialysate calcium concentration and mineral metabolism in long and long-frequent hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis for a Canadian Society of Nephrology clinical practice guideline
    Deborah L Zimmerman
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Centre of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:97-111. 2013
    ..More frequent and longer HD has been associated with improvement in hyperphosphatemia that may improve outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence, prevalence and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in patients on dialysis
    Deborah Zimmerman
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3816-22. 2012
    ..The risks and benefits of warfarin anticoagulation need to be defined as the risk of bleeding in ESRD patients may overwhelm the benefits of embolic stroke prevention. We undertook a systematic literature review to clarify these issues...
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of socio-demographic factors, treatment perceptions and attitudes to living donation on willingness to consider living kidney donor among kidney transplant candidates
    Deborah Zimmerman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa and the Kidney Research Centre of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute at the Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2569-76. 2006
    ..However, access to living donor transplantation remains variable. Our objective was to further our understanding of the factors associated with the willingness to consider living donor kidney transplant (LDKTx)...
  6. doi request reprint Vascular access for intensive maintenance hemodialysis: a systematic review for a Canadian Society of Nephrology clinical practice guideline
    Reem A Mustafa
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostastistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:112-31. 2013
    ..Practices in vascular access management with intensive hemodialysis may differ from those used in conventional hemodialysis...
  7. pmc Intensive hemodialysis associates with improved survival compared with conventional hemodialysis
    Gihad E Nesrallah
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:696-705. 2012
    ..In conclusion, there is a strong association between intensive home hemodialysis and improved survival, but whether this relationship is causal remains unknown...
  8. ncbi request reprint Warfarin and aortic valve calcification in hemodialysis patients
    Rachel M Holden
    Division of Nephrology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Nephrol 20:417-22. 2007
    ..This retrospective cohort study was designed to determine the association between long-term exposure to warfarin and severity of aortic valve (AV) calcification in hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  9. pmc International practice patterns and factors associated with non-conventional hemodialysis utilization
    Nathan Allen
    Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, St Boniface Hospital, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 12:66. 2011
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  10. ncbi request reprint Warfarin anticoagulation in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review of bleeding rates
    Meghan J Elliott
    Division of Nephrology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:433-40. 2007
    ..Despite common use of warfarin, the bleeding risk associated with this treatment in hemodialysis (HD) patients is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Left ventricular growth after 1 year of haemodialysis does not correlate with arteriovenous access flow: a prospective cohort study
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2656-61. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if blood flow through an arteriovenous (AV) access contributes to an increase in left ventricular mass (LVM) that may increase the risk of congestive heart failure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hemodialysis monitoring in whole blood using transmission and diffuse reflection spectroscopy: A pilot study
    Neil Lagali
    University of Ottawa Eye Institute, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada
    J Biomed Opt 11:054003. 2006
    ..Moreover, the optical techniques employed are adaptable for potential online monitoring of blood changes during the hemodialysis treatment...
  13. doi request reprint The International Quotidian Dialysis Registry: Annual report 2008
    Gihad E Nesrallah
    Department of Nephrology, Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hemodial Int 12:281-9. 2008
    ..This report is the fourth annual update and describes recruitment progress, baseline characteristics of enrolled patients, and worldwide prescription patterns...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin-induced myopathy in 2 patients on short daily hemodialysis
    Jennifer Lipson
    Ottawa Hospital, Department of Medicine, Kidney Research Centre, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:e100-4. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case report of an increase in creatine kinase level after the administration of gabapentin...
  15. pmc Fluoroscopic manipulation of peritoneal dialysis catheters: outcomes and factors associated with successful manipulation
    Matthew Miller
    Division of Nephrology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:795-800. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of fluoroscopic manipulation of previously embedded PD catheters, the factors associated with successful manipulation, and the complication rate associated with manipulation...
  16. doi request reprint Vascular smooth muscle cell differentiation to an osteogenic phenotype involves TRPM7 modulation by magnesium
    Augusto C Montezano
    OHRI University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, K1H 8M5 Ontario, Canada
    Hypertension 56:453-62. 2010
    ..New molecular insights are provided whereby magnesium could protect against VSMC calcification...
  17. ncbi request reprint Seeing eye to eye: the key to reducing catheter use
    Maryum Chaudhry
    University Health Network Toronto General Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Access 12:120-6. 2011
    ..Hemodialysis central venous catheters (CVCs) are increasingly used, despite a prevalence target of <10%. The primary aim of our study was to understand why patients persistently use their CVCs...
  18. pmc Design and implementation of the Canadian Kidney Disease Cohort Study (CKDCS): A prospective observational study of incident hemodialysis patients
    Aminu K Bello
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 12:10. 2011
    ..This study focuses on delineating potentially reversible determinants of adverse outcomes that occur in patients receiving dialysis for end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Identification of plasma antifibrin/fibrinogen antibodies in a patient with hemolytic uremic syndrome
    Gail Rock
    Division of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 17:539-44. 2006
    ..This patient's plasma contained a platelet-aggregating factor that was removed by immunoglobulin absorption. She developed antibodies against the alpha and beta subunits of fibrin/fibrinogen...